Audiology, Speech, and Language Services

BC Early Hearing Program
Tests newborn babies' hearing. Recognizing hearing loss early helps to reduce problems and the concerns that most care-givers share.

Conducts hearing assessments for children; provides hearing aids (through the Northern Health Authority Regional Hearing Aid Program); provides auditory training equipment; provides swim plugs and ear defenders. 

Speech and Language Program
Conducts screenings, assessments, and monitoring; provides therapy; conducts workshops for parents, child care providers, preschool teachers, and public health nurses. 

Address / Contact Info

Northern Health Terrace Health Unit
3412 Kalum St. Terrace, BCV8G 4T2

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 631-4233
Early Hearing (Provincial Office) : 1-866-612-2347
Fax : (250) 638-2209

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 AM

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Kitimat, Terrace
Referral criteria: Parents and individuals are encouraged to make their own referrals. This can be done by a phone call, a referral form or in person. A referral can also be made by any community service provider with parents' awareness and consent.
Age ranges served: child 0-12
Languages spoken: English

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This program was last updated on 27 Jul 2018.